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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Mass Demand for EVs ?

Mass Demand for EVs ?

Electrification and what the future may hold was put under a spotlight at Convenience Summit Europe. LONDON June 13, 2019; The NACS reported that the impact of the mass demand for electrical vehicles was explored last week by Philippe Vangeel, secretary general at AVERE, The European Association for Electromobility, at ... Continue reading

NACS Supports Biofuels Tax Extenders

NACS Supports Biofuels Tax Extenders

Coalition of industry retail and fueling groups applauds three-year biofuels tax extenders proposal. ALEXANDRIA, Va. ... Continue reading

AAA: Are Americans Numbing to the Pain at the Pump?

AAA: Are Americans Numbing to the Pain at the Pump?

When it comes to filling-up at the pump, Americans are changing their perception of what they consider “too expensive.” AAA’s 2019 Gas Price survey found that 50 percent of consumers think paying $3/gallon is too high – an increase of 30-cents from last year when half of consumers reported $2.70 as too expensiv ... Continue reading

Blue Bird Electric School Buses Selected for CEC Bid

Blue Bird Electric School Buses Selected for CEC Bid

COLTON, Calif.--The California Energy Commission has announced the qualifying buses that passed their Technical Evaluation phase and can be ordered through the Clean Transportation Program’s Grant, GFO-18-604. School Districts in California are eligible for hundreds of thousands of dollars in grant funding towards Bl ... Continue reading

Nissan Makes Changes To Corporate Communications Team Leadership

Nissan Makes Changes To Corporate Communications Team Leadership

Nissan is making several changes to its Corporate Communications leadership team for North America as the company undertakes an aggressive plan to refresh 70 percent of its U.S. vehicle lineup over the next two years and restore sustainable business performance in the region. ... Continue reading

Eliminating "Fossil Fuels" Is Not A Problem

Eliminating "Fossil Fuels" Is Not A Problem

Responding to the Washington Times editorial, "Eliminating Fossil Fuels Would Risk A Descent Into Darkness" The Washington Times published this editorial a couple of days ago, on June 10th, in an obvious attempt to ridicule the green new deals being proposed by certain politicians who are seeking to gain some kind of a ... Continue reading

Behind The Wheel True Confessions

Behind The Wheel True Confessions

The survey provides insight into the dangerous behaviors of drivers, including: * Distracted Driving: 71% admit to driving while drowsy * Drunk Driving: 24% admit to driving while drunk * Road Rage: 40% admit to road rage And more... details below. ... Continue reading

Ford Honors Pirelli at 21st Annual World Excellence Awards

Ford Honors Pirelli at 21st Annual World Excellence Awards

Pirelli was recognized as a top-performing global supplier at the 21st annual Ford World Excellence Awards, receiving a Brand Pillar of Sustainability World Excellence Award presented by Hau Thai-Tang, Ford chief product development and purchasing officer and Linda Cash, Ford vice president, quality and new model progr ... Continue reading

J.D. Byrider Changes Name as Part of Multi-Tiered Brand Update

J.D. Byrider Changes Name as Part of Multi-Tiered Brand Update

J.D. Byrider, America’s largest buy here pay here dealership network, today announced a major rebranding, officially changing its name to Byrider. The rebranding includes ongoing business model updates to reflect the company’s continued growth and commitment to customer service. ... Continue reading

Auto Dealership Buy/Sell Market Activity Up 38% in First Quarter 2019, Trending to Sixth Consecutive 200+ Transaction Year

Auto Dealership Buy/Sell Market Activity Up 38% in First Quarter 2019, Trending to Sixth Consecutive 200+ Transaction Year

IRVINE, Calif.--The 2019 auto dealership buy/sell market rocketed to a strong start in Q1 2019, with 54 completed transactions, representing a 38.5% increase over Q1 2018, indicating that 2019 is on trend to be the sixth consecutive 200+ transaction year, according to the just-released First Quarter 2019 Blue Sky Repor ... Continue reading

Global Off-Highway Vehicle Telematics Market 2019-2029: Focus on Technology, Applications, Industry Adoption, Component, Key Players, Supply Chain, Market Share - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Off-Highway Vehicle Telematics Market 2019-2029: Focus on Technology, Applications, Industry Adoption, Component, Key Players, Supply Chain, Market Share - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Off-Highway Vehicle Telematics Market: Focus on Technology, Applications, Industry Adoption, Component, Key Players, Supply chain, Market Share, Regional Activity, Connectivity Type, and Fitment Type - Analysis and Forecast, 2019-2029" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The ... Continue reading

Our Future is in Motion: Ford Motor Company Reflects on 20 Years in Sustainability with New Goals Ahead

Our Future is in Motion: Ford Motor Company Reflects on 20 Years in Sustainability with New Goals Ahead

DEARBORN, Mich.--In 1999, Ford Motor Company published its first Sustainability Report – the first company in the industry to do so. Since then, Ford has spent the last two decades moving toward a more sustainable world. ... Continue reading

RTX Wheels to Introduce New Wheel Designs in U.S.

RTX Wheels to Introduce New Wheel Designs in U.S.

RTX Wheels to Introduce New Wheel Designs in U.S. Leading Canadian manufacturer and distributor rolls out new summer wheel designs for U.S. market RONKONKOMA, N.Y. - June 6, 2019 - RTX Wheels<http://www.rtxwheels.com/>, a division of THIBERT and Canada's leading manufacturer and distributor of automotive wheels, will b ... Continue reading

Safe Fleet Uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Improve Safety Outside the Bus with Launch of Intelligent Perimeter Safety Solutions

Safe Fleet Uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Improve Safety Outside the Bus with Launch of Intelligent Perimeter Safety Solutions

BELTON, Mo.--Safe Fleet, a leading global provider of safety solutions for fleet vehicles, announces the launch of its Intelligent Perimeter Safety Solutions that include its patents-pending Predictive Stop Arm™ and its Right-Hand Danger Zone protection system — two innovative solutions that use predictive analytic ... Continue reading

Hyundai Mobis Expands Its Global Base for Open Innovation

Hyundai Mobis Expands Its Global Base for Open Innovation

SEOUL, South Korea--On the 4th, Hyundai Mobis (KRX:012330), which is strengthening its open cooperation with other entities in preparation for a paradigm shift to future vehicles, announced the launch of M. Cube in China’s Shenzhen, a mecca for Chinese start-ups. M. Cube is the name of Hyundai Mobis’s open innovati ... Continue reading

Innovations in ADAS, Graphene-based Car Components, Hydrogen Trucks, EV Charging, and Self-driving Cars, 2019 Report - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Innovations in ADAS, Graphene-based Car Components, Hydrogen Trucks, EV Charging, and Self-driving Cars, 2019 Report - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Innovations in ADAS, Graphene-based Car Components, Hydrogen Trucks, EV Charging, and Self-driving Cars" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This Mobility Technology TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) highlights innovations in ADAS, graphene-based car components, hydrogen trucks, e ... Continue reading

Innovations in the Electric Buses, EV Fast Charging, Vehicle-to-grid Chargers, De-icing Coatings, and Designing Automotive Parts, 2019 Report - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Innovations in the Electric Buses, EV Fast Charging, Vehicle-to-grid Chargers, De-icing Coatings, and Designing Automotive Parts, 2019 Report - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Innovations in the Electric Buses, EV Fast Charging, Vehicle-to-grid Chargers, De-icing Coatings, and Designing Automotive Parts" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This Mobility Technology TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) highlights innovations in electric buses, electric vehic ... Continue reading

Cooper Tire Launches PRO Series™ LHT Trailer Tire

Cooper Tire Launches PRO Series™ LHT Trailer Tire

PRO Series long haul trailer tire provides fleets with high performance and low cost of ownership.--Cooper Tire has introduced a new long haul trailer (LHT) tire, which completes the company’s signature Cooper® PRO Series™ product lineup with fitments at each tractor/trailer wheel position. ... Continue reading

Dongfeng and Maxion Wheels Hold Groundbreaking Celebration for New Passenger Car Premium Aluminum Wheel Plant

Dongfeng and Maxion Wheels Hold Groundbreaking Celebration for New Passenger Car Premium Aluminum Wheel Plant

Dongfeng and Maxion Wheels celebrate the formation of their new joint venture and its future passenger car aluminum wheel plant with a groundbreaking ceremony on June 6, 2019 in Suizhou, China. ... Continue reading

GEICO’s Zero Tolerance for Fraud Continues, Leading to the Filing of Another RICO Lawsuit in Florida

GEICO’s Zero Tolerance for Fraud Continues, Leading to the Filing of Another RICO Lawsuit in Florida

WASHINGTON--Following several lawsuits in Arizona, GEICO has filed another federal lawsuit in Florida alleging an auto glass repair shop submitted fraudulent glass repair bills. GEICO seeks to recover damages under Civil RICO statutes, as well as for fraud. ... Continue reading

Global Autonomous Driving (AD) Industry Outlook, 2030 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Autonomous Driving (AD) Industry Outlook, 2030 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Autonomous Driving (AD) Industry Outlook, 2019" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The autonomous driving industry is evolving at a rapid pace on various fronts such as advancements in technology as well as the emergence of new business models. ... Continue reading

Global Trailer Assist System Market to Reach $182 Million by 2027 - Increasing Developments in the Field of Autonomous & Semi-Autonomous Vehicles Presents Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Trailer Assist System Market to Reach $182 Million by 2027 - Increasing Developments in the Field of Autonomous & Semi-Autonomous Vehicles Presents Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Trailer Assist System Market by Technology (Semi-Autonomous (L3), Autonomous (L4, L5)), Component (Camera/Sensor, Software Module), Vehicle (Passenger Cars, LCV, and Trucks), User (OEM Fitted & Aftermarket), and Region - Global Forecast to 2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. T ... Continue reading

The Livestock Trailer Manufacturing Industry in North America 2013-2023 - Market Shares, Dynamics & Demand Factors - ResearchAndMarkets.com

The Livestock Trailer Manufacturing Industry in North America 2013-2023 - Market Shares, Dynamics & Demand Factors - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Livestock Trailer Manufacturing Industry in North America: Size, Shares, Segmentation, Competitors, Growth, Channels & Trends. 2013 - 2017 Historical Data, 2018 Data & Analysis, 2019 - 2023 Forecast" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. ... Continue reading

U.S. Navy Veteran Opens Newest Detail Garage Franchise in Riverside County

U.S. Navy Veteran Opens Newest Detail Garage Franchise in Riverside County

U.S. Navy Veteran Opens Newest Detail Garage Franchise in Riverside County; Detail Garage, the destination store for all car lovers, has opened a new franchise store in Murrieta. ... Continue reading

Mobil 1 Named Official Motor Oil of Chevrolet Performance Crate Engines

Mobil 1 Named Official Motor Oil of Chevrolet Performance Crate Engines

DETROIT & SPRING, Texas--To make assembling and installing crate engines easier than ever, ExxonMobil and General Motors (GM) have announced that Mobil 1™, the world’s leading synthetic motor oil brand, has been named as the Official Motor Oil of Chevrolet Performance. This is the first time that Chevrolet Performa ... Continue reading

Vehicle Electrification Market by Product, 48V, ICE, BEV, HEV, PHEV, Vehicle Type, and Region - Global Forecast to 2027 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Vehicle Electrification Market by Product, 48V, ICE, BEV, HEV, PHEV, Vehicle Type, and Region - Global Forecast to 2027 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Vehicle Electrification Market by Product (Start-Stop, PTC, EPS, Electric Air Conditioner, ISG, Starter Motor, Alternator, Actuator, Electric Pump-Vacuum, Oil & Water), 48V, ICE, BEV, HEV, PHEV, Vehicle Type, and Region - Global Forecast to 2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Seats Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts to 2024 - Progressive Advancements in Autonomous Cars Step Up the Focus On Smart Seats - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Automotive Seats Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts to 2024 - Progressive Advancements in Autonomous Cars Step Up the Focus On Smart Seats - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Automotive Seats: Global Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. ... Continue reading

2019 Mazda6 Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick Award

2019 Mazda6 Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick Award

To qualify as a 2019 TOP SAFETY PICK, a vehicle must earn good ratings in the driver-side small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraint tests, as well as a good or acceptable rating in the passenger-side small overlap front test. ... Continue reading

2019 Honda Passport Awarded Top NHTSA Overall Safety Rating

2019 Honda Passport Awarded Top NHTSA Overall Safety Rating

NHTSA NCAP safety testing has achieved a top 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score •85 percent of Honda vehicles sold now feature Honda Sensing® The all-new 2019 Honda Passport achieved a 5-star Overall Vehicle Score, the highest available overall safety rating issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NH ... Continue reading

2019 Kia Optima SX Review by John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

2019 Kia Optima SX Review by John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

REVIEWED MODEL: 2019 Kia Optima SX ENGINE: 2.0-liter turbocharged 4 TRANSMISSION: 6-speed automatic HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 245 hp @ 6,000 rpm/260 lb.-ft. @ 1,350-4,000 rpm WHEELBASE: 110.4 in. ... Continue reading

2019 Lexus ES Review, Intersect with Luxury by Larry Nutson - It's E15 Approved +VIDEO

2019 Lexus ES Review, Intersect with Luxury by Larry Nutson - It's E15 Approved +VIDEO

2019 Lexus ES Review; 2019 New car Review, the ES is Lexus’ highest volume sedan and third biggest volume seller behind the RX and NX crossover SUVs. And now for 2019 the seventh generation Lexus ES midsize sedan has arrived. ... Continue reading

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring Review by David Colman +VIDEO

Since its introduction, Mazda's two seat sports car has evolved through 4 production cycles (NA/NB/NC and ND). The ND, Mazda's latest interpretation of the Miata for 2019, also comes in 4 different guises. The baseline model is dubbed Club, next up comes the Grand Touring (subject of this test), followed by the retract ... Continue reading

2019 Lincoln Navigator Luxury At Its Best | Review By Larry Nutson - It's E15 Approved

2019 Lincoln Navigator Luxury At Its Best | Review By Larry Nutson - It's E15 Approved

Gone is a V8 engine. All Navigators are powered by a 450-horsepower twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V6. Also gone is the former 6-speed automatic and now a 10-speed automatic is standard. EPA test-cycle ratings for the Reserve 4X4 are 18 mpg combined with 16 city mpg and 21 highway mpg. Other models, which I’ll mention i ... Continue reading

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